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SpongeBob SquarePants: Krabby Quest

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Title Screen

SpongeBob SquarePants: Krabby Quest

Developer: Midnight Synergy
Publisher: Big Fish Games
Platform: Windows
Released internationally: 2005

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Krabby Quest is a Wonderland reskin starring the two best friends searching for krabby patties in top-down mazes.

Unused Graphics

res2.dat is where all the game's graphics and many sound effects are.

Sbkrabbyquest templogo.png

An early version of the game's logo, with basic fonts.

Patrick, I'm scared. Dude, we're falling out of the sky! Kelp Forest

Three screencaps of a developer's screen, all three with windows open looking at background art from the episodes The Camping Episode and Club SpongeBob. In the screenshots, we can see:

  • They are browsing images stored on which is registered to Viacom.
  • Running ArtGem, a program similar to Adobe Photoshop.
  • Running WordPerfect, a word processor.
  • Running Blitz3D a programming language designed for games.
  • Running Outlook Express.

The game has a directory of where all the files are stored. These three images have the names: "forest 3 closeup", "forest 4 standard trees", and "forest2 wide view". These files are likely not meant for anything that ended up in the final game.

Unused Text

In res2.dat there are unused levels, one of which with following header:

Stinky & Loof Level File v5
Untitled Level

All levels use this header format.

Unused Levels

Jellyfish Tango - LATER1

The unused version of the level, viewed in KrabbyQuestEmu

In the Phosphor Caves area of the game, the level Jellyfish Tango does exist. The developers left in the game an alternate version of the level that uses the wrong Level Context resulting in it using the textures for Bikini Bottom instead.

Untitled level - TEST

The level viewed in KrabbyQuestEmu with all objects visible

This level was used by developers to test the pushing mechanics for icicles and the mechanics for frogfish.

  • The pink and orange tiles are frogfish spawnpoints for Patrick and Spongebob respectively.
  • The level is not symmetrical, likely a developer mistake.
  • The light blue tiles are the icicles found in Phosphor Caves
  • The Level Context setting for this level is incorrect, resulting in Bikini Bottom textures being displayed.
  • There are no Krabby Patties or Bonus Bubbles to collect on this map, resulting in it being entirely unbeatable.